Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) (Smithsonian Institution): Predoctoral Fellowships

Annual award to allow doctoral students from other institutions throughout the world to conduct dissertation research at the extensive facilities of the Observatory for one to three years.
All branches of astronomical and astrophysical research, including atomic and molecular physics, high energy astrophysics, optical and infrared astronomy, planetary sciences, radio and geoastronomy, solar and stellar physics, and theoretical astrophysics.
Doctoral students who have completed coursework and the A Exam and who are ready to begin their research. Applicants must have the approval of their home institution to participate in the fellowship program. There is no citizenship restriction. Applicants should contact directly SAO scientists to discuss possible research topics.
Annual stipend of $21,500, which may be renewed for up to 2 additional years.
April 15
APPLICATION: Consult Web site for further information and application forms. Secretary, Predoctoral Fellowship Committee, Smithsonian Astrophysical Laboratory, 60 Garden Street, Mail Stop 47, Cambridge, MA 02138 E-mail: